Poet and educator
Dougherty is a professor of English at Corning Community College. He was awarded
the State of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative
He is the author of several collections of poetry, including Pilgrimage to a Gingko Tree;
Part Darkness; Part Breath; Backyard Passages and Small Galaxies.
His most recent is a very personal new collection called Everyday Objects, and
spans thirty years of his journey as a poet.